Green Gold: Health Benefits of Drinking Wheatgrass Juice

Wheatgrass juice comes in a bright green shot and can be off-putting to try. It tastes fresh and grassy and once you’ve tried it, it begins to grow on you. There are some great health benefits to drinking Wheatgrass juice in addition to its charming color.

Photo Courtesy of: Ervins Strauhmanis

Photo Courtesy of: Ervins Strauhmanis

Health Benefits of Drinking Wheatgrass Juice

The young green leaves offer one of the best sources of living chlorophyll, which is what plants create form the sun. Drinking it is like drinking liquid sunshine. =]

Wheatgrass juice can improve a sore throat. Add a little bit of honey to help with pain.

Wheatgrass juice helps improve blood pressure and opens the capillaries.

Whatgrass is healing. You can rub the juice externally on cuts and wounds to promote fast healing. This also works inside the body to repair you inside and out.

Your skin can absorb Wheatgrass juice! Add some to a warm bath for full-body cleansing.

Wheatgrass juice has restored fertility in Midwestern cows.

It helps remove heavy metals from the body and can improve digestion.

Chlorophyll improves liver function and encourages detoxification.

Wheatgrass shots improve hangovers!

A shot of Wheatgrass juice is a shot of energy that is more effective than coffee.

Where Can I Get Some?

Many health drink chains offer Wheatgrass shots, but they can be pretty spendy. You can also buy Wheatgrass for juicing and drinking at the grocery store, but I recommend growing your own.

 

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